Company says a test cell using its cadmium telluride solar technology set a new world record of 17.3 percent efficiency.
General Electric says its thin-film solar panels will be available next year along with equipment to ease operation of utility-scale solar power plants.
On Road Trip 2013, CNET's Daniel Terdiman traveled to the Argonne National Lab to find out the history of the world's first nuclear reaction, Chicago Pile-1.
To boost its solar business, General Electric is planning to launch products built around new technology: cadmium telluride thin-film solar cells that lower the cost of solar.
With thousands of aviation enthusiasts on hand, Airbus' newest airplane -- and its response to Boeing's Dreamliner -- took off on its first flight this morning in France.
The inaugural flight of Airbus' highly fuel-efficient plane, made with a majority of composite materials, likely means an appearance at the Paris Air Show.
Thin-film solar manufacturer finalizes $400 million in loan guarantee and raises $110 million in equity to ramp up solar manufacturing in U.S.
Despite experts saying a fall is imminent, First Solar continues to climb.
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